Capella is at the forefront of making vital information about our world accessible in a timely manner. Were leveraging proven technologies and building new capabilities to create a constellation of earth observation radar satellites that can collect information about any spot on the planet within an hour.
At Capella youll work in a collaborative team environment, alongside smart people with a history of space mission success. No prior space experience is neededwere looking for people excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping each other achieve success.
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Capella Space is building a constellation of satellites, meant to monitor areas of interest quickly respond to unexpected requests, and deliver persistent and reliable data to customers. Understanding our satellites orbits and being able to control them the way we want to are keys to being able to address customer needs. As a Ground Software Engineer in GNC, you will work at the intersection of astrodynamics, space operations, and software development. You will interact with the GNC and Space Operations teams to understand satellite and constellation capabilities, build ground software to support satellite scheduling, maneuver planning.and the business team to provide bespoke analysis and implement software tools on how we can meet customer-specific needs.Youll be responsible for implementing, testing, deploying, and maintaining GNC-related ground software applications (mission analysis, on-orbit maneuver planning...). Youll work across a variety of problems. For this position we are looking for a software engineer with a strong background and interest in satellite orbits to push the bounds of what has been accomplished in spacecraft navigation.
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